The table below looks at the statistics for the Architect role in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Architect in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Architect
Rank 51 41 78
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +37
Permanent jobs requiring an Architect 294 317 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 4.79% 5.48% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.98% 5.75% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 203 258 154
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,750
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £60,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +0.83%
Architect
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5900 5512 5301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 96.12% 95.22% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 4834 4637 4668
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Architect in the job title across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region.

Architect Salary Trend in the South West

Architect
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Architect across the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Architect Salary Histogram in the South West

Architect
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Architect within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -11 100 £55,500 +5.71% 3
Gloucestershire -5 51 £60,000 +20.00% 9
Dorset +5 41 £47,000 -32.85% 4
Somerset +5 37 £47,750 -13.18%
Wiltshire -35 31 £65,000 +8.33% 5
Devon -10 6 £56,250 +2.27%
Architect
England

Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title.

1 174 (28.34%) Finance
2 114 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (18.40%) Security Cleared
4 99 (16.12%) TOGAF
5 86 (14.01%) Enterprise Architecture
6 84 (13.68%) SC Cleared
7 75 (12.21%) Oracle
8 74 (12.05%) Banking
9 71 (11.56%) Microsoft
10 68 (11.07%) Cisco
11 67 (10.91%) Windows
12 66 (10.75%) Java
13 62 (10.10%) ITIL
14 58 (9.45%) Technical Architecture
15 56 (9.12%) VMware
16 55 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
17 52 (8.47%) SOA
18 50 (8.14%) Linux
19 48 (7.82%) UML
20 46 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
20 46 (7.49%) Firewall
21 45 (7.33%) Retail
21 45 (7.33%) .NET
22 44 (7.17%) SQL Server
22 44 (7.17%) Data Modelling
23 43 (7.00%) Middleware
23 43 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (6.84%) Open Source
25 39 (6.35%) Management Information System
26 38 (6.19%) Data Warehouse

Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the South West region that cited Architect in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Architect in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (2.12%) JBoss
1 13 (2.12%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.47%) Tomcat
3 7 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.98%) Node.js
5 5 (0.81%) WebLogic
5 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2000
6 4 (0.65%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.65%) Oracle Service Bus
6 4 (0.65%) Lync
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.33%) SAS
8 2 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.33%) Mule
Applications
1 21 (3.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.30%) Photoshop
3 7 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.65%) MS Office
5 2 (0.33%) InDesign
5 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.33%) SPSS
6 1 (0.16%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 10 (1.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (0.65%) Oracle BPM
3 3 (0.49%) Summit
3 3 (0.49%) FLEXCUBE
4 2 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.16%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iRecruitment
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Cash Management
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Internet Expenses
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.42%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.47%) SaaS
4 6 (0.98%) Office 365
5 5 (0.81%) IaaS
6 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 46 (7.49%) Firewall
2 18 (2.93%) SAN
3 15 (2.44%) WAN
4 13 (2.12%) Wireless
5 11 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (1.47%) Internet
6 9 (1.47%) LAN
7 8 (1.30%) MPLS
8 6 (0.98%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.81%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.81%) Network Security
10 4 (0.65%) Intrusion Detection
11 3 (0.49%) VLAN
11 3 (0.49%) DHCP
11 3 (0.49%) DMZ
11 3 (0.49%) DNS
11 3 (0.49%) VoIP
12 2 (0.33%) SMTP
12 2 (0.33%) ATM
12 2 (0.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (7.17%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (2.93%) MongoDB
4 17 (2.77%) NoSQL
4 17 (2.77%) Oracle ODI
5 13 (2.12%) Oracle Database
6 10 (1.63%) Big Data
6 10 (1.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 10 (1.63%) DB2
6 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.30%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
8 8 (1.30%) Hadoop
9 6 (0.98%) MySQL
9 6 (0.98%) Star Schema
10 4 (0.65%) Apache Hive
10 4 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (0.65%) Sqoop
11 3 (0.49%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 17 (2.77%) Git (software)
2 12 (1.95%) ERwin
3 10 (1.63%) IntelliJ
3 10 (1.63%) JUnit
4 9 (1.47%) JIRA
4 9 (1.47%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.30%) Maven
5 8 (1.30%) Ant
6 7 (1.14%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (0.81%) Toad
8 5 (0.81%) Dreamweaver
9 4 (0.65%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (0.33%) Hudson
10 2 (0.33%) Gradle
11 1 (0.16%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.16%) ClearCase
11 1 (0.16%) Subversion
11 1 (0.16%) TestPartner
General
1 174 (28.34%) Finance
2 74 (12.05%) Banking
3 45 (7.33%) Retail
4 35 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 31 (5.05%) Marketing
6 25 (4.07%) Legal
7 17 (2.77%) Local Government
8 15 (2.44%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.28%) Manufacturing
9 14 (2.28%) Military
10 13 (2.12%) Investment Banking
11 11 (1.79%) Retail Banking
11 11 (1.79%) Advertising
12 10 (1.63%) Electronics
13 8 (1.30%) Law
14 5 (0.81%) Billing
14 5 (0.81%) Publishing
15 4 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.33%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (7.33%) .NET
2 43 (7.00%) Middleware
3 31 (5.05%) XML
4 28 (4.56%) HTML
5 26 (4.23%) Web Services
6 24 (3.91%) Spring
7 23 (3.75%) CSS
8 20 (3.26%) J2EE
9 19 (3.09%) jQuery
10 17 (2.77%) REST
11 16 (2.61%) SOAP
12 14 (2.28%) JSF
12 14 (2.28%) Ajax
13 13 (2.12%) Hibernate
14 12 (1.95%) JSON
14 12 (1.95%) JPA
15 11 (1.79%) Spring MVC
15 11 (1.79%) HTML5
16 9 (1.47%) Spring Integration
17 8 (1.30%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.96%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (6.84%) Open Source
3 39 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 18 (2.93%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
5 17 (2.77%) Client/Server
6 16 (2.61%) Data Integration
7 15 (2.44%) GIS
7 15 (2.44%) Clustering
8 14 (2.28%) User Experience
9 13 (2.12%) Computer Science
10 12 (1.95%) Visualisation
11 10 (1.63%) Online Banking
11 10 (1.63%) DTV
12 8 (1.30%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.14%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.14%) BBC
14 6 (0.98%) Life Science
15 4 (0.65%) FlexPod
15 4 (0.65%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 67 (10.91%) Windows
2 50 (8.14%) Linux
3 15 (2.44%) UNIX
4 9 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.49%) AIX
5 3 (0.49%) Solaris
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.16%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.16%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.16%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (18.57%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (16.12%) TOGAF
3 86 (14.01%) Enterprise Architecture
4 62 (10.10%) ITIL
5 58 (9.45%) Technical Architecture
6 52 (8.47%) SOA
7 48 (7.82%) UML
8 46 (7.49%) Stakeholder Management
9 44 (7.17%) Data Modelling
10 37 (6.03%) Data Architecture
11 36 (5.86%) Business Intelligence
12 30 (4.89%) Scrum
13 28 (4.56%) Programme Management
13 28 (4.56%) E-Commerce
13 28 (4.56%) Mentoring
14 27 (4.40%) Software Engineering
15 26 (4.23%) MODAF
15 26 (4.23%) Service Delivery
16 25 (4.07%) Migration
17 23 (3.75%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (10.75%) Java
2 25 (4.07%) JavaScript
2 25 (4.07%) SQL
3 24 (3.91%) C#
4 15 (2.44%) C
5 12 (1.95%) PHP
6 11 (1.79%) C++
7 7 (1.14%) Ruby
8 6 (0.98%) Python
9 5 (0.81%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.65%) PowerShell
10 4 (0.65%) R
11 3 (0.49%) Scala
11 3 (0.49%) Clojure
12 2 (0.33%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.16%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.16%) VB
13 1 (0.16%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.16%) VBA
13 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 113 (18.40%) Security Cleared
2 84 (13.68%) SC Cleared
3 37 (6.03%) Degree
4 17 (2.77%) DV Cleared
5 15 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (1.95%) ISEB
6 12 (1.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (1.63%) CCNA
9 8 (1.30%) MCP
10 7 (1.14%) MCSE
10 7 (1.14%) MCSA
10 7 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (0.81%) CCNP
12 4 (0.65%) GIAC
12 4 (0.65%) JNCIA
12 4 (0.65%) CITP
12 4 (0.65%) CISSP
13 3 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 3 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.63%) PCI DSS
3 8 (1.30%) SLA
4 7 (1.14%) ISO 9001
4 7 (1.14%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.98%) COBIT
6 3 (0.49%) QA
6 3 (0.49%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.16%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.16%) CESG Infosec
7 1 (0.16%) JSP 440
System Software
1 43 (7.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (3.75%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.95%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.14%) XenApp
4 7 (1.14%) Terminal Services
4 7 (1.14%) vSphere
5 4 (0.65%) Apache Flume
6 3 (0.49%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.49%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.33%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (1.63%) SCCM
2 7 (1.14%) Oracle EDQ
3 3 (0.49%) Hyperic
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
4 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) ARCserve
4 2 (0.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.33%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.16%) WSUS
5 1 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (12.21%) Oracle
2 71 (11.56%) Microsoft
3 68 (11.07%) Cisco
4 56 (9.12%) VMware
5 36 (5.86%) IBM
5 36 (5.86%) Citrix
6 34 (5.54%) HP
7 26 (4.23%) SAP
7 26 (4.23%) Juniper
8 16 (2.61%) F5
9 14 (2.28%) NetApp
10 12 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 11 (1.79%) ESRI
11 11 (1.79%) Red Hat
12 9 (1.47%) Avaya
13 8 (1.30%) webMethods
13 8 (1.30%) Symantec
14 7 (1.14%) BT
14 7 (1.14%) Nokia
14 7 (1.14%) Siemens
Bournemouth, Dorset
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + a generous benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
CGI
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide
Salary: £54000 - £68000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Accudo Solutions Ltd
Salary: Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £75K + £5K Car + 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
St. Austell, Cornwall
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Share options
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus, Health Insurance, Pension, Flexi
Posted: 9 days ago
Gloucester
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
JP Morgan
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago